A N5 million reward has been announced by the Kwara state government for anyone with useful information on the masterminds of the Thursday, April 5th Offa bank robbery attack.
Unconfirmed reports say 23 persons including police officers were killed.
The robbers, reportedly 40 in number, invaded the town, attacked the police station, killed policemen and women and carted away arms and ammunition.
Thereafter they stormed 5 commercial banks and a microfinance bank and carted away millions of Naira.
In a statement released by his media aide, Muyideed Akorede, Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed offered N5 million to anyone who provides useful information leading to the capture and prosecution of those involved in the robbery. He called on anyone with useful information on the incident to contact the state police command on the following numbers (?0803 739 1280? and 0803 236 5122?).
The governor in the statement said ”we will do everything in our power to bring the attackers to justice and ensure that never again does any community or people in our state experience such tragedy.”